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For most bills in American legislature, the issue of turf - or which committee has jurisdiction over a bill - is crucial. This study explains how jurisdictional areas for committees are created and changed in Congress, and dissects the politics of "turf-grabbing". Political scientists have long maintained that jurisdictions are relatively static, ...

Turf Wars: How Congressional Committees Claim Jurisdiction 1997, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226436241

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Turf Wars: How Congressional Committees Claim Jurisdiction 1997, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226436234

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